Monthly Archives: March 2016

Neighbor arrested in residential burglary | Crime | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 24, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

The neighbor of an unoccupied Peurifoy Road residence that was burglarized earlier this month has been arrested in connection with the incident.
Marshall Glenn Davis, 46, of 85 Peurifoy Road, Walterboro, was arrested by the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office last … Read the rest


CCMS earns 6-5 win over North District | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 24, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County Middle School baseball team defeated North District 6-5 on Wednesday March 16.
Thomas Kellam earned the win for the Junior Cougars on the mound. Leading CCMS at the plate were Ben Kennedy and … Read the rest


Pet of the Week | Cabo | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 24, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

CABO is a very handsome buff and white adult cat. He loves to play with *****, and batting around cats on a string. He would very much like a loving, safe home of his own. Cabo is litter box trained … Read the rest


Colleton’s school board fills two posts | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 24, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By GEORGE SALSBERRY
gsalsberry@lowcountry.com
Two Colleton County School District administrators are moving into new posts.
During the school board’s March 15 meeting, board members approved School Superintendent Dr. Franklin Foster’s recommendation that Christopher Horvath be named the next director of … Read the rest


Cadets dance the night away | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 24, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

The NJROTC unit held its annual military ball last Friday evening in the Cougar Cafe’ at Colleton County High School with its theme being “Diamond Jubilee.”
The evening featured the traditional cake-cutting ceremony by C/Commander Kirsten Linz and her date, … Read the rest


Lady Cougars still searching for first win | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 24, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By ROBERT DRIGGERS
coachdriggers@yahoo.com

The Colleton County High School Lady Cougar softball team is still searching for its first win, following losses to Summerville and West Ashley last week.
On Monday March 14, the Lady Cougars lost 10-0 against the … Read the rest


Registry violation results in jail term | Court | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 24, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Anthony R. Preston, 36, of Round O, pled guilty to a sexual offender registry violation and was sentenced to 366 days in prison when he appeared in Colleton County General Sessions Court this week.

* Matthew A. Wolf, 21, of … Read the rest


Fire destroys Warren Tire Company in Smoaks | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 23, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

A Smoaks business was destroyed in an afternoon fire that spread from a yard debris fire on the afternoon of March 19.
At 6:02 p.m., a caller reported a trash fire had gotten out of control at 664 Buckhead Road … Read the rest


And the filing begins | Election 2016 | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 23, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Colleton County Clerk of Court Patricia Grant didn’t waste any time.
The filing period for candidates running in the June 14 primary election began at noon on March 16. By 12:05 p.m., Grant’s paperwork was completed during a visit to … Read the rest


JV Hawks improve to 5-0 | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 23, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Photos by JIM KILLIAN

The JV War Hawks improved to 5-0 on the season, following their 9-3 win over Ridge Christian. Brad Strickland earned the win, pitching four innings, allowing three runs. Kyle Hooker threw two … Read the rest


Arrest made in carjacking case | Crime | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 23, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By GEORGE SALSBERRY
gsalsberry@lowcountry.com
One suspect is in custody and the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office continues its search for the second in connection with a March 10 carjacking.
The original incident was investigated by the Walterboro Police Department.
City police … Read the rest


Two injured in three-vehicle crash | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 23, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Two drivers involved in a Monday morning crash in the 6300 block of Charleston Highway were sent to Colleton Medical Center for treatment.
Monday at 11:13 a.m. the state patrol and Colleton County Fire-Rescue were called to the three-vehicle accident.… Read the rest


Suspect in chase given prison term | Court | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 23, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By GEORGE SALSBERRY
gsalsberry@lowcountry.com
A man who led local law enforcement on a chase through the county in February of last year learned he will spend at least six years behind bars.
Grady E. Calmes, 46, who now has a … Read the rest


Robert “Buddy” Reynolds | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 23, 2016 3:03 pm by The Press and Standard

Mr. Robert “Buddy” Reynolds, age 72, of Peniel Road, Walterboro, entered into eternal rest Tuesday afternoon, March 22, 2016, at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston. He was the loving husband of forty-seven years to the late Mrs. … Read the rest


City police looking for person breaking into cars, stealing purses | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 23, 2016 3:03 pm by The Press and Standard

The Walterboro Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying an unknown black male in connection with two vehicle break-ins from March 11- 12.

On March 11, a vehicle parked in the Walterboro city parking lot was broken … Read the rest


CCHS Track & Field: Crosby captures third in Shot Put | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 23, 2016 3:03 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY

cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County Track and Field team competed in the Outback Classic held at Summerville High School on Saturday March 12. The Lady Cougars finished No. 12 out of 18 competing teams, while the Cougars earned … Read the rest


Cougar Baseball struggles at the plate against Green Wave pitching | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 23, 2016 2:02 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County Cougar varsity baseball team finished its three-game region series against Summerville 0-3. However, against what is likely the top pitching staff in the Lowcountry, the Cougars may have faced the top team in … Read the rest


CCMS students leave for field trip | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 23, 2016 1:01 pm by The Press and Standard

Sixth-grade students from Colleton Middle School left for a two-night field trip to the Barrier Islands (Seabrook) Wednesday morning.

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Business After Hours | Photos | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 23, 2016 1:01 pm by The Press and Standard

BAH 3-24_0011 copy BAH 3-24_0013 copy BAH 3-24_0010 copy BAH 3-24_0015Moultrie Plowden, chairman of the board of directors at Colleton Medical Center, visits with Christy Drinkard, general manager of Pruitt Health Care, at last week’s Business After Hours, sponsored by the Walterboro-Colleton County Chamber of Commerce and Pruitt Health Care.… Read the rest


BREAKING: Fire destroys Walterboro house | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 23, 2016 12:12 pm by The Press and Standard

The Walterboro Fire Department was dispatched to the intersection of Francis Street and Breland Street Wednesday at approximately 11:30 a.m. to battle a fire in an abandoned single-story residence.

City firefighters were joined by members of the police department trained … Read the rest


Lloyd Benjamin Freeman Sr. | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 23, 2016 9:09 am by The Press and Standard

Mr. Lloyd Benjamin Freeman Sr. of Hampton died Saturday afternoon in the Veterans Victory House in Walterboro.

Mr. Freeman was born in Hampton County, a son of Ruby Crews Freeman and the late James Earl Freeman.  He had worked with … Read the rest


Cougar Tennis gets region win over Fort Dorchester

Posted on March 22, 2016 9:09 pm by Cindy Crosby

The Colleton County Cougar Tennis team defeated Fort Dorchester this afternoon to put them at 3-0 overall and 1-0 in region play. According to Coach Jeremy Varn, Joe Sanders earned his first singles win of his career in today’s match. … Read the rest


Linda Crosby Nettles | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 22, 2016 9:09 am by The Press and Standard

Mrs. Linda Crosby Nettles, 62, of Johns Island, entered into eternal rest Saturday morning, March 19, 2016, at the Saint Francis Hospital in Charleston.

Funeral services will be conducted at 1 o’clock Thursday afternoon, March 24, 2016, from The Brice … Read the rest


Herman Watkins Fail | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 22, 2016 9:09 am by The Press and Standard

RUFFIN – Herman Watkins Fail, affectionately known by many as “Dooley”, age 67, of Enoch Road, Ruffin, entered into rest Sunday morning, March 20, 2016, at the Colleton Medical Center in Walterboro.

Funeral services will be conducted 6 o’clock Thursday … Read the rest


Jewelry sale today at Colleton Medical Center | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 22, 2016 9:09 am by The Press and Standard

“Masquerade: Experience the Frenzy” Jewelry and Accessories Sale is going on today at Colleton Medical Center in the lobby. All items are $5. Cash and credit/debit cards are accepted. The event is sponsored by CMC’s volunteers.


Icey Jones Carter | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 22, 2016 7:07 am by The Press and Standard

WALTERBORO – Mrs. Icey Jones Carter, age 79, of Walterboro, entered into eternal rest Sunday afternoon, March 20, 2016, at the Colleton Medical Center in Walterboro.  She was preceded in death by her husband, the light and love of her … Read the rest


CCHS Cougar Cheerleaders to perform at halftime of 2017 Taxslayer Bowl

Posted on March 21, 2016 11:11 pm by Cindy Crosby

The Colleton County Cougar Cheerleaders will be making plans, along with fundraising, to perform during halftime of the Taxslayer Bowl, on January 2, 2017, at EverBank Field in Jacksonville, Florida.

Coach Emilee Kerr, who is in her second year as … Read the rest


Two injured in Charleston Highway crash | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 21, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Two drivers involved in a Monday morning crash in the 6300 block of Charleston Highway were sent to Colleton Medical Center for treatment.

Monday at 11:13 a.m., the state patrol and Colleton County Fire-Rescue were called to the three-vehicle accident.… Read the rest


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